Combine tradition, nostalgia and excitement and you have all the ingredients for the new Westfield Christmas ‘Come Together’ campaign. The major malls owner/operator is “re-embracing traditional Christmas messaging".
Shopping malls giant Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield released its Q3 figures on Thursday and said the reopening in mainland Europe has driven an ongoing recovery with tenant sales at continuing European centres up 6%.
JD Sports is possibly on the acquisition trail again with a report claiming that it's in talks to buy online fashion retailer Missguided. Neither company has commented however, so it remains unconfirmed for now.
The revitalisation of Croydon in Southeast London is nowhere near to completion as the pandemic has seen the major parties involved (URW and Hammerson) abandoning big plans to redevelop the Centrale & Whitgift Centre.
Unibail Rodamco Westfield has reported H1 results and continued to see “significant Covid-19-related disruption” in the first six months. But it also highlighted its ongoing “resilience in tough operating conditions”.
The Westfield name is going to be much better known in Europe from September with malls giant Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) set to rebrand six of its locations in four markets on the continent as Westfield only.